Africa Is Going Through an Opioid Crisis, But It's Not What You Think
Labourers are taking counterfeit pills in order to work longer hours.
An Opioid Popularised by a Nazi Doctor Is Ravaging Africa
The former director of the drug enforcement agency in Nigeria estimated in 2016 that seven in ten boys were abusing drugs like tramadol.
Photos of the Synthetic Drug Epidemic That's Ravaged Gaza
For years now, Gaza has been rocked by the proliferation of a synthetic opiate called Tramadol. We sent a photographer to document sales, police confiscations, and the human suffering that pushes people into opiate use.
What It’s Like to Take Opioids for Pain
"First physical pain recedes, and then emotional pain. I was depressed, and now I am not."
The Truth About Britain's Looming 'Middle-Class Heroin Crisis'
All the talk about rising oxycodone prescriptions in the UK causing a middle-class heroin crisis is gold-plated baloney.
Prescription Drugs Are Quietly Killing My Generation
They're cheap, they're legal and they're easy to get hold of. But how dangerous are drugs like Valium, Xanax and Tramadol?